For this assignment, write a report depicting your analysis of historical crime data for a specific category of crime or criminal issue. Focus your research on one component of the criminal justice system (i.e., law enforcement, courts, or corrections). The data and charts you develop may be used in your Final Paper. For this assignment, you will
If you choose to write a report, graphically display the statistical data developed for three comparable cities, counties, or states. Incorporate national statistics for comparison. You must include an introduction that presents the focus of the project for analysis. Your report must be at least five pages in addition to the title page and references page. Your assessment may be in bullet or paragraph format below the graphic display. Make sure you standardize your data (usually 1:1000; 1:10,000; or 1: 100,000) and incorporate the scale in a key for each chart.
The Statistical Analysis paper or presentation
- Must be at least five double-spaced pages (if writing a paper) or at least 10 double-spaced slides (if creating a presentation) in length (not including title and references pages or slides) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the University of Arizona Global Campus Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) or How to Make a PowerPoint Presentation (Links to an external site.)
- Must include a separate title page or slide with the following:
- Title of paper, project, etc.
- Student’s name
- Course name and number
- Instructor’s name
- Date submitted